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Hiking in Lech am Arlberg

Walking holidays in Austria: hiking in Lech am Arlberg

Spend the summer walking in AUSTRIA at the 4-star superior Burg Hotel Oberlech in Lech am Arlberg in Vorarlberg. The walking hotel is located at 1,650 m at the heart of the Austrian Alps and a magnificent walking area.

The Arlberg Pass links the states of Tyrol and Vorarlberg and the Burg hiking and walking hotel is located at the heart of this fantastic mountain world.

Your hiking holiday starts right outside the front door of this 4* hiking hotel. In summer and autumn in particular, you can set off from here on many fabulous hikes and excursions to the surrounding mountains of the Arlberg. Thanks to numerous leisure offers and the BURG's free childcare service, this kind of holiday is also perfect for families with children.

Video: hiking in Lech am Arlberg – holiday in the Alps!

It is interesting to know that the BURG hiking hotel is situated right at the heart of the wonderful mountain world between the federal states of Tirol and Vorarlberg. The Arlberg Pass is the connecting point and the secret of the diversity in this region. In order to experience all the beauty as much as possible, take advantage of the many offers at the Burg Hotel and combine them for your perfect stay.

The walking hotel: 4-star superior Burg Hotel Oberlech in Lech am Arlberg

  • 1,550 m² large SPA & well-being area
  • Hotel’s own tennis court
  • Own walking guide, tennis trainer and fitness trainer at the Hotel
  • Walking map, rucksack, walking sticks, tennis rackets and mountain bikes for hire
  • Free child care for children from 3 years old for 6 days a week incl. lunch
  • Gourmet cuisine with 3 Gault&Millau toques and Best Sommelier in Austria 2013 (according to Falstaff)
  • Lech Card for free use of numerous offers such as cable cars, buses, guided walks, swimming pool, tennis courts, day fee for the Lech golf course, museums etc. available
  • Comfortable journey here by car, train (St. Anton / Langen a. Arlberg station) and aeroplane (Innsbruck 1.30 h, Friedrichshafen 1.30 h, Zürich 2 h, Munich 3 h)

If you are interested in a walking holiday at the Burg Hotel Oberlech in Lech am Arlberg, you can choose between 13 different room categories and enjoy various additional services. Or you can select one of our popular package offers for extra services at a fair price during your mountain summer in the Alps.

Walking holiday offers for 2020 im Burg Hotel Oberlech

  • Walking week(s) - 7 nights at € 976,- per person
    7 or 14 day holiday week in the Alps for a package rate incl. numerous extra services
  • Family week - 7 nights from € 2.468,- for 2 adults + 1 child in a double room
    Package offer for families with children incl. numerous additional services as part of the package at this hotel for kids
  • All Active Inclusive - 5 nights from € 865,- per person
    Food, drink (table wine, beer, soft drinks), walking guide - all-inclusive

Walking in the most beautiful mountains in Tyrol and Vorarlberg

Thanks to the special location of the Burg Hotel, situated precisely between Tirol and Vorarlberg in Austria, you can get to the loveliest hiking trails and mountains in both federal states in the shortest time. You have the choice of hiking, climbing, climbing trails and mountain tours of every level of difficulty. Starting directly from the hotel in Lech am Arlberg, you will come to around 350 km of signposted hiking trails that take you through enchanting regions.

The Kriegeralpe, part of the hotel, is the ideal destination for short walks with family and children. The hut is used as a ski lodge for the Lech-Zürs ski resort in winter and as an attractive Alpine lodge with cows etc. in summer. The perfect place for a hearty snack or a good drop of wine. Cookery courses are also held here where you can learn to prepare ‘Käsknöpfle’, an Austrian speciality cheese dish.

The Alpine safari is of particular interest to families with children and includes a walking guide to take guests on an exploratory tour of the flora and fauna of the Alpine mountains. Ibexes, chamois, eagles and much more can be observed using binoculars supplied by the hotel. The perfect excursion for any family holiday on the Arlberg in Austria.

Additional particularly attractive mountains in the area include the Rüfikopf, Omeshorn, Kriegerhorn, Mohnenfluh, Tannberg and Karhorn.

The ‘Sagenweg’ (legends trail) is a particularly special experience: here, artists have created an impressive backdrop to present a description of local legends to walkers.

The Gipslöcher nature protection area is home to some deep gypsum craters, over 100 sinkholes, many different orchid species and many other mountain flowers. The flowering period for the orchids is July to August.

The Green Ring is a circular walk around Lech-Zürs am Arlberg comprising 3 day stages which can also be completed individually. It leads around numerous Alpine peaks, lakes and mountains: to the panoramic restaurant on the Rüfikopf, to the Zürsersee and Monzabonsee lakes, to the Monzabonalpe, up the Madloch, through the Sagenwald forest to the Balmalp, up the Kriegerhorn, to the Kriegeralpe and Libellensee lake, along the Waldlehrpfade trail, to the Rudalpe, etc.

Additional sporting opportunities in and around the Burg Hotel

Those who would prefer not to spend every day of their holidays in Austria walking can let off steam on the football pitch or the hotel's own tennis court and in bad weather can use the hotel’s modern gym.

Endless forest trails and single trails can be explored by mountain bike, leading past some beautiful lakes such as the Formarinsee and Spulersee lakes. The Burgwald Bike Trail is located directly below the hotel - a spectacular downhill trail for endurance and freeride bikes which can be hired at the cable car. Guests can take the cable car back up to the hotel after their biking descent.

The Lech Card also offers free admission to the Lech forest pool where there is a large heated swimming pool, a children’s pool and a water slide. Children can let off steam at the adventure playground while you enjoy relaxing in the sunshine.

Golfers can make use of the Berghof practice area with 3-hole course with 9-tee-off points, chipping and pitching area or the Lech golf course. 20 additional golf courses with dreamy panoramic Alpine views are accessible within a 90 minutes drive. In summer, the Burg Hotel organises a multiple day golf tournament on the Arlberg which takes place at the Lech golf course.

The Austrian Alps in Tyrol and Vorarlberg offer much more than just walking. The region is also home to some magnificent climbing routes and fixed ropes course for ambitious mountain climbers. For added safety, guests can be accompanied on these mountain routes by an experienced local mountain guide.

Those seeking an adrenaline rush will find what they are looking for on a rafting or canyoning tour. Guests who opt for a family holiday package on their walking holiday in Austria will have a tour already included in their package price!

Gourmet pleasure & relaxation for greater

A full day of activity requires plenty of sustenance and relaxation. Both are on offer at the highest level at the Burg Hotel.

A generous breakfast is served at the Burg Hotel. A snack pack is also offered for outdoor refreshment or guests can stop off for a snack at the hotel’s own Kriegeralpe. The cuisine at the hotel has been awarded 3 Gault&Millau toques and the food here is based on top quality cuisine using the very best ingredients – and this is immediately evident to guests during the multiple course evening meal.

Wine connoisseurs can choose from over 1,200 different wines in the wine cellar and receive advice from the sommelier of the year 2013 (according to Falstaff).

Rest and relaxation can also be found in the 1,550 m² beauty and well-being area. In addition to the sauna, swimming pool and relaxation area, there are also plenty of massage offers, body treatments, beauty specials and pamper and relaxation packages here.

Book your dream walking holiday in Austria

  • Walking week(s) - 7 nights at € 976,- per person
    7 or 14 day holiday week in the Alps for a package rate incl. numerous extra services
  • Family week - 7 nights from € 2.468,- for 2 adults + 1 child in a double room
    Package offer for families with children incl. numerous additional services as part of the package at this hotel for kids
  • All Active Inclusive - 5 nights from € 865,- per person
    Food, drink (table wine, beer, soft drinks), walking guide - all-inclusive

Package rates for the 4-star Burg Walking Hotel in Lech am Arlberg can be booked throughout the summer season 2020. Different tariffs are available for individual rooms, depending on the season.

Ask about our Walking offers now!

Reservation-Hotline +43 5583 2291